Carroll Shelby: The Man Who Raced Against Ferrari with a Ford

                1966 was an epic year for racing. The determined Carroll Shelby (1932-2012) raced in the 34th Grand Prix of Endurance in Le Mans, France over the course of two days-- with one goal in mind, beating a Ferrari with a Ford.

                By: Leah Weber

                Photo By: Bernard Cahier

                Photo By: Reg Lancaster

                Photo By: Reg Lancaster

                Photo By: Reg Lancaster

                Photo By: Reg Lancaster

                Racer Ken Miles with Carroll Shelby during the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans Race.

                The Ford GT40 Mk II #1, Team Shelby American, driven by English racing driver Ken Miles (1918 - 1966) and New Zealand racing driver Denny Hulme (1936 - 1992) and the Ford GT40 Mk II #2, Team Shelby American, driven by New Zealand racing drivers Bruce McLaren (1937 - 1970) and Chris Amon (1943 - 2016).

                The Ford GT40 Mk II #2, Team Shelby American, driven by New Zealand racing drivers Bruce McLaren (1937 - 1970) and Chris Amon (1943 - 2016).

                The Ford GT40 Mk II #1, Team Shelby American, driven by English racing driver Ken Miles (1918 - 1966) and New Zealand racing driver Denny Hulme (1936 - 1992) during the race.

                The Ford GT40 Mk II #2, Team Shelby American, driven by New Zealand racing drivers Bruce McLaren (1937 - 1970) and Chris Amon (1943 - 2016) and the Ford GT40 Mk II #1, Team Shelby American, driven by English racing driver Ken Miles (1918 - 1966) and New Zealand racing driver Denny Hulme (1936 - 1992) on their final lap of the race.

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